National Basketball Association to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts for season restart

Report: NBA, WNBA courts to feature 'Black Lives Matter' when play resumes

The NBA season is scheduled to resume in the Orlando area on July 30.

While there's nothing negative about screaming "Black Lives Matter" from the mountain tops, a lot of people are quick to point out what the actual objective of this movement is, asking for local governments to do way more than just decorate the streets.

League organisers have agreed to paint NBA courts with the words "Black Lives Matter" when the basketball season resumes next month in Florida, US media reports have said.

(Pictured) The HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Over the weekend, Chris Paul, president of the players' union, told ESPN that the league and union were collaborating to allow players to wear uniforms with personalized messages linked to social justice on the backs of their jerseys in place of players' last names. Several NBA players considered skipping the NBA's resumption to focus on social justice issues.

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National Basketball Association stars have been prominent supporters of the anti-racism protests that swept across the United States following the death in May of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in police custody. Multiple NBA players have expressed concern about resuming play during a period of nationwide protests against racial inequality out of fear that the season would be a distraction.

The WNBA is also considering painting the slogan on the court to be used in Bradenton, Fla., before the launch of its upcoming abbreviated season. Members of the WNBA have also suggested wearing shirts with the phrase "Say Her Name" on them to bring light to female victims of police brutality, like Breonna Taylor.

Ultimately the WNBA rescinded those fines.

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